The Sweetest Name

I'll take Thy Name wherever I go

Author: Annie S. Hawks
Tune: [I'll take Thy Name wherever I go]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’ll take Thy Name where’er I go,
Dear Lord, Thy precious Name,
The sweetest Name ear ever heard,
In heaven and earth the same.

Refrain:
O the Name, the sweetest Name,
The blessed Name of Jesus!
Dearest Name, in heaven and earth the same,
The precious Name of Jesus!

2 It makes the way of life so plain,
The brightest day more bright,
The thorny path more pleasant seem,
And heavy burdens light. [Refrain]

3 The journey of each day becomes
A newborn joy to me;
Each night’s encampment shadows forth
Eternal rest in Thee. [Refrain]

4 O Jesus, I will bind Thy Name
More closely to my heart,
And waft it heavenward as I go,
When from this life I part. [Refrain]

Source: The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #46

Author: Annie S. Hawks

Hawks, Annie Sherwood. Mrs. Hawks was born in Hoosick, N. Y., May 28, 1835, and has resided for many years at Brooklyn. Her hymns were contributed to Bright Jewels, Pure Gold, Boyal Diadem, Brightest and Best, Temple Anthems, Tidal Wave, and other popular Sunday School hymnbooks. They include "I need Thee every hour" (written April, 1872), "Thine, most gracious Lord," "Why weepest thou? Whom seekest thou?" and others of the same type. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'll take Thy Name wherever I go
Title: The Sweetest Name
Author: Annie S. Hawks
Refrain First Line: O the name, the sweetest
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School #46

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